Hazardous Material; Miscellaneous Packaging Amendments
Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM).
In this NPRM, PHMSA is proposing to make miscellaneous amendments to the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) based on changes to packaging requirements in the United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, petitions for rulemaking received in accordance with requirements specified in 49 CFR 106.95, and PHMSA initiative. These proposed amendments are intended to clarify certain regulatory requirements specific to bulk and non-bulk packaging. The amendments proposed in this NPRM also include incorporation of requirements for construction, maintenance and use of Large Packagings, clarification of specification marking requirements, and revisions to packaging definitions.
71 FR 52017